Duck has lost his silver key. I wonder where that key can be? Lift the flaps -- take a peek, Frog is playing hide and seek. A rhyming, flap book introducing Jez Alborough's endearingly hapless character, Duck, to an even younger audience. Duck wants to take Frog out for a drive in his truck but he has lost his key and can't start the engine. Where can it be? Could Frog know anything about it? Lift the flaps in this engaging book, to help Duck find his key.
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Jez was born in Kingston upon Thames in 1959. He went to art school in Norwich and then set about entering the competitve world of children's books. Jez has now written and illustrated over thirty picture books for children, he was runner up of the 1985 Mother Goose Award with his first book Bare Bear. Jez lives in London with his Danish wife.Review:
Praise for 'Duck in the Truck': With a nod to Dr. Seuss and a wink to John Burningham, Jez Alborough deals an irresistible lesson in rhythm and rhyme, as well as storytelling, which is hugely entertaining. 'Child Education' Alborough's pictures are addictive, combining graphic simplicity with painterly qualities... Duck in the Truck is a picture book where rhyme, illustration, wit and inventiveness combine to produce outstanding quality. 'TES Primary' Praise for Fix-it-Duck: Alborough's text is perfect for reading out loud and the mix of close-up and panoramic illustrations give an animated, live-action feel. 'Junior' 'Colourful, arresting and bursting with action.' Child Education
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000717764X